In my last post I discussed how to best manage run configurations for Eclipse RCP applications. But there was one related topic I wanted to discuss in more detail, and that is how to manage launch arguments. What are launch arguments? Launch arguments are arguments that are added to the command line when you execute… Continue reading Managing Eclipse RCP launch arguments
When developing Eclipse RCP applications we execute our code in the IDE using a run configuration. A run configuration is basically a collection of properties that defines how our application should be run, and these properties include: What application or product to launch, specified by id Which bundles to make available at runtime What program… Continue reading Run Configurations and Eclipse RCP
In this article I’m going to take you on a tour of the process I use to build a large-scale RCP application. Obfuscating an RCP application can seem like a big challenge, but it’s really not so bad.
I often work with teams getting started with Eclipse RCP, and the most common complaint I hear is that it’s too hard to set up automated builds. PDE Build can be frustrating to work with because it’s a black box. Your code goes in one side and a fully branded RCP application pops out the… Continue reading Getting started with PDE Build